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2nd Phase of LG Elections: Polling ends, counting begins

The polling time for Local Bodies in 26 Districts of Sindh and Punjab has ended while a worker of PMLN was killed and 13 people were injured in armed clashed in various districts of the two provinces. The polling did not begin on time at veriou polling stationsofn Dadu, Mehar, Gujranwala and Nawabshah while polling process was suspended in Mian Chunnu, Sheikhupura and Sahiwal due to printing of wrong electoral symbol.

The polling process suffered from mismanagement  in various constituencies due to inferior arrangements and mismanagement. Candidate of PTI from UC Kakargul boycotted the election in Punjab districts of Sahiwal and Sheikhupura over printing of wrong electoral symbol. Polling process was suspended due to clash between two groups in Gujranwala.

Meanwhile, two independent candidates were allocated the same electoral symbol  in Qasimbada area of Hyderabad while armed men occupied a polling station at DDeplo Boys School in Tharparkar and took election staff hostage.  In addition polling staff did not timely reach the polling stations in Jamshoro, Badin, Dadu, Mehar and Khairpur Nathan which resulted in delayed start of polling.